Pre-schools benefit from cash injections

PUBLISHED: 11:25 19 January 2006 | UPDATED: 11:27 04 May 2010

BARNEY’S BOOST: Katrina Wodehouse and Belinda Ashdown, of Barneybears Pre-School, receive their cheque from Lions president Bob Smith.

BARNEY’S BOOST: Katrina Wodehouse and Belinda Ashdown, of Barneybears Pre-School, receive their cheque from Lions president Bob Smith.

TWO pre-schools in east Cambridgeshire have benefited from cash injections from the Isle of Ely Lions Club. Barneybears Pre-School in Ely and Wilburton s Humpty s Pre-School received £210 each after fund-raising activities by the Lions. These included a

HUMPTY’S HELP: Mr Smith presents a cheque to Rosemary Braund, of Humpty’s Pre-School.

TWO pre-schools in east Cambridgeshire have benefited from cash injections from the Isle of Ely Lions Club.

Barneybears Pre-School in Ely and Wilburton's Humpty's Pre-School received £210 each after fund-raising activities by the Lions.

These included a 'paint a pot' stall at November's Apple Fest and manning Santa's grotto during the big Christmas lights switch-on in December.

Mayor Bryant Watson was also on hand on the night of the presentations to draw the Lions' fund-raising Christmas raffle.

DRAW-ING A CROWD: Mr Smith and fund-raising co-ordinator Ian Newstead help Mayor of Ely Bryant Watson draw the raffle.

Mark Gordon, the club's press officer, said: "We helped Barneybears and Humpty's because they had specific projects going on.

"We tend to look for organisations who are working on particular projects and help out where we can.


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